Cubism In Modern Art

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During the early 20th century a new art style emerged. Being the first abstract style of modern art, and which term “Cubism” now describes the revolutionary style of painting. Pablo Picassso and Georges Braques developed Cubism in Paris during the period of 1907 and 1914. This new style was initially influenced by the geometric motifs in the landscape compositions of the Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. This revolutionary style marked the end of the Renaissance dominated era, and the beginning of the modern art. The Cubist art movement broke from centuries of tradition in their painting by rejecting the single viewpoint. Instead they used an analytical system in which three-dimensional subjects were fragmented and redefined from several different points of view simultaneously. Cubism main objective was to challenge the conventional form of the representation of perspective, and its aim was to develop a “new way of seeing” and represent reality. A new age of technological growth started from 1870 to 1910. Inventions such as photography and cinematography were starting to become popular. It was a period of change, and artists were starting to get challenged by the modernity of the era. Everything was evolving except art, which had the same perspective rules since the Renaissance era. Artists were trap with traditional concepts and techniques, while everything was changing in their surrounding. Artist needed a “new way of seeing” art using different perspectives. In
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